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It's the final weekend for the Chicago Flower & Garden Show!

It’s cold outside. But just snap your fingers and spring will appear, here at Navy Pier! We’ll green up your St. Patrick’s Day weekend with the Chicago Flower & Garden Show’s magnificent display gardens, full line-up of sensational seminar speakers and delicious “Garden Gourmet” cooking demonstrations. “The Art of Gardening” is a veritable crayon box…

Navy Pier’s in Full Bloom!

Spring is enjoying the most magnificent welcome at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, now through March 17 at Navy Pier! “The Art of Gardening” brings to life the beautiful connections between fine art, fresh flora,l and great gardens. This is gardening Chicago-style, so look for more raised beds, vertical plantings, and insightful ideas for…

Learn from the Pros at “The Art of Gardening”

Today through Sunday, you can channel your inner Renoir at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier. Among the many stunning highlights is “The Art of Floral,” an interpretive gallery exhibition where members of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) North Central Chapter honor the natural, and often romantic, affinity between…

Think Green!

Turn your thumb green on St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a visit to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier! On Saturday, March 16, jig your way over from the downtown parade on the free trolley from Michigan Avenue to Navy Pier for some petal-packed St. Patty’s fun. At the show, Mariano’s Fresh…

Don’t Miss Glorious Gardens in Full Bloom, March 9- 17!

This year, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show will be blooming with more opportunities for education, inspiration, and motivation than ever before! “The Art of Gardening” will showcase a stunning palette to color all senses, plus offer more guidance with experts, demos, and hands-on workshops – everything you need to get outdoors and enhance your…

Calling All Kids!

Are the kids getting cabin fever? Bring the entire family to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, March 9-17. With its fabulous display gardens, cool kids’ programs, culinary demonstrations, Marketplace suppliers, and all the family fun of Navy Pier, the stroller-friendly Chicago Flower & Garden Show offers a memorable day for toddlers to teens and,…

Graffiti in the Garden

At the Chicago Flower & Garden Show’s, “The Art of Gardening,” expect more than a lily-laden Monet. Paired with horticulture, Second-City style spray paint, and street art, the show will catch the eyes and spirit of Chicago. Illustration, sculpture, and photography by Chicago artists Emmy Star Brown, Jeffrey Breslow and David Weinberg, will share the…

A Glorious Day for Group-ies!

Looking for a memorable way to spend the day with your friends, family, scout troop, garden group or book club? Through Friday, Feb. 15, discounted group tour packages are available for the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Groups of 20 or more will receive $4 off the box office price for each ticket purchased, and…

Spring Buds Early at “Evening in Bloom”

Spring is just around the corner, and the most dazzling way to welcome it is with a tiptoe through the tulips (and thousands of other lovelies) at the 2013 Chicago Flower & Garden Show! This year’s show theme is “The Art of Gardening,” and you could be among the very first to get a sneak…

Navy Pier Fireworks

Just because it is nearing the end of August, doesn’t mean that the fireworks at Navy Pier are ending any time soon! Navy Pier’s firework show will continue through October 29th! For a complete schedule of the Navy Pier fireworks in downtown Chicago please visit our website. Click here for a sneak peak of what…